Recipe

Sugar-free homemade chocolate hazelnut spread

This rich chocolately nutty spread has all the flavour of commercially made versions minus the refined sugar and nasties.

  • 10 mins preparation
  • 5 mins cooking
  • Makes 2
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Ingredients

Sugar-free homemade chocolate hazelnut spread
  • 1 1/2 cup (210g) roasted hazelnuts, skins removed
  • 1/4 cup (25g) cacao powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt flakes
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) pure maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon virgin coconut oil

Method

Sugar-free homemade chocolate hazelnut spread
  • 1
    Blend ingredients about 5 minutes, scraping down the sides occasionally, until smooth.
  • 2
    Spoon spread into a small airtight container.

Notes

Use as a filling for cakes or cookies, or spread onto bread. To roast and peel your own hazelnuts, spread nuts on an oven tray and roast at 180°C for 8 minutes or until golden. Rub warm hazelnuts in a clean tea towel to remove skins; cool.